History of the United States
What was the reason why slaves escaped?
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Which northern cities were destination for escaped slaves?
How many slaves in the north escaped on the underground railroad?
Did Slaves Survive when they escaped to the north?
Why did Harriet Tubman lead escaped slaves to her home in New York?
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About how many slaves escaped using the underground railroad?
What law required escaped slaves to be returned to their owners even if they escaped to the north?
What is the name of a slave who escaped?
Many slaves escaped. The name of one who escaped and was recaptured is Moses Roper. There was a society who helped them to escape and they had a system called the "underground railroad" which helped lots of slaves, lead by Harriet Tubman. Another famous escaped slave was Fredrick Douglass, who escaped from the south and fled to the north to become a distinguished abolitionist.